One thing most people never realize on time is that concrete is an extremely porous surface. Concrete is a strong and durable material, but it does, and it will require repairs along the way, especially as it ages, and it is exposed to more and more types of chemicals and liquids. Things like spalling, pitting, cracking, mold, scratches, and more are examples of damages that occur simply over time because concrete is such an absorbent surface. It is longer lasting and much more durable than more traditional flooring materials, but everything needs an update once in a while. Don’t be fooled, you won’t have to rip out your concrete surface and replace it with a new one, resurfacing a concrete surface works just as well, if not better than any other solution for repairing and updating a concrete slab.
There are signs that you should watch out for that tell you when it is time to resurface your concrete slab. Things like:
All of these issues can be causes for concern and reasons why you should consider professionally resurfacing your concrete slab.
The basic steps for having a professionally finished resurfaced floor include:
This is an overly simplified version of what it means to correctly resurface a concrete slab. It is important to note that it is always highly advised to have a resurfacing project done. This creates a long-lasting environment. Resurfacing requires proper testing and prep equipment and the knowledge on how to use all these things properly. With proper and professional installation, your floors will offer many benefits:
So, what is the proper way to resurface a concrete floor? Call a professional.